Video discusses the cells and how they relate in a cardiac emergency. (more…)
Rommie Duckworth presented on Abdominal Trauma. This was a nice clean session that gives great insight into identifying and treating these injuries in the EMS setting.
Geriatrics are such a big part of EMS. Many of our patients are elderly and require that unique assessment and understanding. Rommie Duckworth takes us on a information journey to help us understand this patient population.
Sepsis is a common call in EMS. Yet we don’t always realize how deadly this can be for our patients and how early recognition can make a difference. Kelly Grayson came on board the EMS Web Summit and delivered this eye opening presentation that will surely have you looking at your next patient a little differently.
Here is a great download to help you grasp the Autonomic Nervous System. (more…)
This pdf resource focuses on the patient with an altered mental status. Giving you differential diagnosis and things to look for during your patient assessment. (more…)
This is a free book that covers a wide range of content related to head injuries both in and out of hospital. Chapters 4 and 5 pertain primarily to EMS and pre-hospital care. (more…)
This is a video presentation on ACS. While it does have some content that is hospital based, it is a great training tool and can give you insight as a pre-hospital care provider in to what goes on after you leave the patient at the hospital. Some key points in this video are to:
List the three classes of Acute Coronary Syndrome
List the appropriate acute interventions needed for a patient symptomatic for Acute Coronary Syndrome.
List at least three differential diagnoses of chest pain.
List four diagnostic tests needed for a patient symptomatic for Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Identify a normal ECG vs. ST elevation MI.
Understand the importance of rapid treatment.
Identify treatment plan for STEMI patients.
Have a better understanding of STEMI and be able to provide excellent care to these patients.
This audio training covers neurological assessment tips and techniques on your patients. (more…)
Here is some great EMS study content. A resource based on a medical presentation on the physiology of the kidneys. (more…)